Manuel swam both the fastest 50 and 100 meter freestyles ever done on American soil at this week’s US National Championship meet.
Kelsi Dahlia tied her own American Record and came within .02 seconds of the U.S. Open Record in the 50 fly on Thursday in Irvine.
Dressel becomes the 9th swimmer, on 10 occasions, to win the award.
Five-time Olympian Dara Torres shared some of her wisdom and “life hacks” with best-selling author Tim Ferriss for his newest book, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice From the Best in the World.
One day after blasting an absurd 21.0 relay split, 14-year-old Gretchen Walsh took home the top qualifying spot in the individual 50 free while breaking a 13-14 National Age Group (NAG) record.
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Manuel, who won the 100 free earlier in the meet, became the first American woman to break the 24-second barrier when she touched in 23.97 to take bronze tonight.
Worrell clipped down Dara Torres’ former American Record with a 24.48 in tonight’s final.
Day 7 finals will feature the showdown between Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 fly.
Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.
Given Brazil’s medals in the men’s 50 breast and 50 fly, and their likely women’s 50 back medal tomorrow (Etiene Medeiros, pictured above), a question arises. Is it worth it for nations like Brazil to focus on the stroke 50s?
Sarah Sjostrom has been on a tear this year in the 50 free and has shown no signs of slowing down.
Manuel finished a half a second ahead of the field, winning the race in 24.27 while fellow Olympic sprinter Abbey Weitzeil (24.74) took 2nd.